We have a broad range of tools to help with everything from benchmarking costs and recording instances of blight, to choosing the perfect varieties of potatoes or cereals for your farm. Take a look at the list below and keep checking back, as we add new tools regularly.
Farmbench helps you to understand and compare your full costs of production at both enterprise and whole-farm level.
Cereals and Oilseeds
Cereals and oilseeds variety data delivered to your fingertips.
Calculate rainfall-related mycotoxin risk assessment scores automatically with this tool
Calculate the carbon footprint of oilseed rape or cereals.
Time your cereals insecticide sprays for aphid/BYDV control with greater accuracy.
Calculate the kg/ha of cereal seed you require based on seed rate and the thousand grain weight.
Navigate AHDB Recommended Lists trial data and identify varieties your unique situation.
See the extent of risk of Sclerotinia infection of oilseed rape crops in your area.
Mark positions of the nearest sprinklers, hedges etc. and compass orientation/wind direction
Potatoes and Horticulture
These emergence charts are designed to help you time your control measures.
Calculate your blackcurrant chill hours.
Find all the recorded incidents of blight across the UK and sign up to Blight alerts.
BlightSpy is an upgrade on our longstanding Blight Watch website, allowing potato growers and agronomists to monitor weather forecasts for the predicted occurrence of Hutton Criteria.
We have developed MILLIONCAST to predict the rate of development of downy mildew spores based on temperature and relative humidity.
Independent data on GB-certified potato varieties that have undergone independent resistance testing for key pests, diseases and pathogens.
This tool brings together information on potato varieties to allow comparison.
Integrated Control of Globodera pallida. This is not a decision support system as it does not offer advice on what you should do. Instead it is an educational tool, or a decision justifier.
Beef, Lamb, Dairy and Pork
This comprehensive spreadsheet will help you to manage your money.
A calculator to evaluate antibiotic use across your farm and identify areas for potential reduction.
The electronic medicine book for pigs (eMB-Pigs) enabling the industry to record more accurate on-farm antibiotic usage data.
This calculator allows you to see how changes in management affect rearing cost of for birth to weaning, weaning to six months and six months to calving.
Quickly review dairy, beef & lamb performance figures against a range of measures critical for productivity and profitability.
A multi-species data hub for dairy, beef and lamb producers to collate, report and compare their medicine use:
Understand how changes to herd size, yields or calving patterns affect your milk production.
Input farm-specific data and see where changes can be made to improve the milk price on your current contract.
By selectively using sexed semen to breed replacement heifers from your best cows, you can reduce rearing costs by only rearing the heifers you need.
This calculator is designed to provide an estimation of antimicrobial usage.
Work out slurry storage requirements, explore options and comply with regulations.